Posts from GovConWire for 07/02/2015

Phacil Adds Mehdi Cherqaoui, Bill Grabner, Mark Milleker, Andrew Cheney to Leadership Roles

Mehdi Cherqaoui, formerly vice president and corporate controller at PAE, has joined Phacil as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Phacil said Monday that Cherqaoui previously held financial management positions at URS Corp…
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Gen. Martin Dempsey: National Military Strategy to Guide US Actions on Security Threats

Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has unveiled the National Military Strategy as part of efforts to prepare the U.S. armed forces for future national security threats, DoD News reported Wednesday
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NASA, Brazilian Space Agency Forge Climate, Space Weather Research Alliance; Charles Bolden Comments

NASA and the Brazilian Space Agency have agreed to collaborate on heliophysics, space weather and climate research efforts. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Brazilian Space Agency President Jose Raimundo Braga Coelho inked the agreements at NASA’s Washington, D…
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Technavio: Global Smart Security Market to Grow Due to Terrorism Incidents

Technavio projects that the global smart security market will climb in value at a compound annual growth rate of 18 percent through 2019 due to the increasing number of terrorist attacks around the world…
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Boeing Awarded $359M for Long-Lead Poseidon Materials Procurement

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a $358.9 million contract modification to buy long-lead components for 29 P-8A Poseidon multimission maritime aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday the materials are needed to accomplish work on nine full-rate production Lot II and 16 Lot III P-8As for the U…
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July 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, US Stocks Climb on Greece Optimism

The GovCon Index snapped its six-day streak of declinesWednesday with a gain of 0.563 points to close at 74.800. U.S. markets reacted to news that Greece and its Eurozone creditors have increased dialogue on a potential bailout proposal and talks will wait until after a Sunday referendum on an offer from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, according to the Wall Street Journal…
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